meperidine definition

  • noun:
    • A synthetic narcotic element, C15H21NO2, found in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and sedative.
    • The opioid analgesic drug pethidine (INN).
    • A synthetic narcotic drug used as a sedative; Demerol may be the trademark of a brand name of meperidine.
    • a synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) accustomed treat pain

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